The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

The Heights: A War of 1812 Tour of Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where Dundurn now stands, was occupied… More >

Dundurn Castle is built on the history of the War of 1812. Burlington Heights, where Dundurn now stands, was occupied by the British military from 1813 until 1815. Your journey will begin at The Hamilton Military Museum to uncover the history surrounding the property. Discover evidence of military fortifications as the tour takes you outdoors into Dundurn Park. The guided tour will end with a look inside Dundurn Castle focusing on the 1812 architectural features that Sir Allan MacNab later incorporated into his well-known home.  NOTE: This tour contains outdoor components; please come dressed for the weather and for walking on uneven terrain. 

$20 per person. Pre-registration is required

Time 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

Email dundurn@hamilton.ca

Web http://www.hamilton.ca/dundurn


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  • The Great Pumpkin Trail
    Royal Botanical Gardens

    It’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns light your way along our garden and South Bridle… More >

    It’s a magical evening on the Pumpkin Trail! Hundreds of jack-o-lanterns light your way along our garden and South Bridle Trail. Enjoy live entertainment, face painting and pumpkin-themed activities and games.

    Food and beverage will be available for purchase.

    Note: only a 1/4 km loop of the Pumpkin Trail is fully wheelchair accessible and stroller-friendly. The remainder includes rough terrain. This event is rain or shine.

    Fees:
    Adults: $16
    Child age 3 to 12: $9
    Child under age 3: FREE
    *Members receive 10% off
    *All prices are subject to HST
    *Tickets are non-refundable

    THIS IS A TIME-TICKETED EVENT When purchasing tickets, you will select a "check-in time." This ensures the crowds are staggered, and allows guests to enjoy their visit without overly long lines.

    Time 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Location 680 Plains Road, Burlington, L7T 4H4

    Web https://www.rbg.ca/pumpkintrail


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  • Halloween Weekend

    Friday Join us for a delicious smore around the campfire & crafts in the games room.   <a class="bbcode-link" data-cke-saved-href="https://koa.com/campgrounds/toronto-west/site-type/cabin-accommodations/"… More >

    Friday Join us for a delicious smore around the campfire & crafts in the games room.

     
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    Location 9301 Second Line, RR #1, Campbellville, L0P 1B0

    Web http://koa.com/campgrounds/toronto-west/


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  • Campers Halloween 2

    Friday Night campfire is open to all park visitors campers and day-visitors. Saturday activities are for registered campers only. &nbsp;Campers… More >

    Friday Night campfire is open to all park visitors campers and day-visitors. Saturday activities are for registered campers only.  Campers compete for the "best decorated site" title, trick or treat around the campground and then join a park ranger for a spooking night hike.  Learn about the creatures that lurk the woods at night!  http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/brontecreek

    Location 1219 Burloak Dr., Oakville, L6M 4J7


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  • Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures at Fieldcote

    Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every… More >

    Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, L9G 1L8


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    2018
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    2017
  • Lawren Harris Week in Brantford

    Happening across Brantford at various locations. Lawren Harris Week in Brantford celebrates Brantford-born Group of Seven member Lawren S. Harris,… More >

    Happening across Brantford at various locations.

    Lawren Harris Week in Brantford celebrates Brantford-born Group of Seven member Lawren S. Harris, and highlights the abundance of cultural assets in Brantford. The premiere annual celebration will include a week of free, participatory events, as well as the unveiling of a permanent piece of public art in downtown Brantford. 

    Events Listed Below:

    Lawren Harris, Machine Age Artist, with Roald Nasgaard, former Curator at the AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario - Tuesday, October 17 at 7pm Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-roaldnasgaard.eventbrite.com Paint like Lawren Harris with Paint-Club Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-paintclub.eventbrite.com/

    Paint like Lawren Harris with Paint Club - Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-paintclub.eventbrite.com/

    Lawren Harris Homes Open Houses - Thursday, October 19 at 6-8pm Lawren S. Harris Medical Clinic (150 Brant Ave.) & the private home of Johannes Huntjens (41 Dufferin St.) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-openhouses.eventbrite.com/

    Brant Theatre Workshops presents The Art of War - Friday, October 20 at 7:30pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House) Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-theartofwar.eventbrite.com/ 

    Lawren Harris Walking Tour with the Brant Historical Society - Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am Meet at the M. Chandler Heritage House at W. Ross Macdonald School Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-walkingtour.eventbrite.com/ 

    Lawren Harris Birthday Party - Sunday, October 22 at 5pm Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-birthdayparty.eventbrite.com/

    Unveiling of the Lawren Harris Public Art Piece - Monday, October 23 at 5pm Brantford Public Library Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-unveiling.eventbrite.com/


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  • Lawren Harris Week
    Various Locations

    The Lawren Harris Movement invites you to Lawren Harris Week in #Brantford from October 16-23. The week features 7 #FREE… More >

    The Lawren Harris Movement invites you to Lawren Harris Week in #Brantford from October 16-23. The week features 7 #FREE activities (listed below) that all ages will enjoy. From walking tours, to talks, to birthday celebrations, to a brand new play, you won't want to miss what we have in store!

    SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
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    Lawren Harris: Machine Age Artist, with Roald Nasgaard, former Curator at the AGO - Art Gallery of Ontario
    Tuesday, October 17 at 7pm
    Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-roaldnasgaard.eventbrite.com/
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    Paint like Lawren Harris with Paint-Club
    Wednesday, October 18 at 7pm
    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House)
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-paintclub.eventbrite.com/
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    Lawren Harris Homes Open Houses
    Thursday, October 19 at 6-8pm
    Lawren S. Harris Medical Clinic (150 Brant Ave.) & the private home of Johannes Huntjens (41 Dufferin St.)
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-openhouses.eventbrite.com/
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    Brant Theatre Workshops presents The Art of War
    Friday, October 20 at 7:30pm
    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant (Coach House)
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-theartofwar.eventbrite.com/
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    Lawren Harris Walking Tour with the Brant Historical Society
    Saturday, October 21 at 10:30am
    Meet at the M. Chandler Heritage House at W. Ross Macdonald School
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-walkingtour.eventbrite.com/
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    Lawren Harris Birthday Party
    Sunday, October 22 at 5pm
    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-birthdayparty.eventbrite.com/
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    Unveiling of the Lawren Harris Public Art Piece
    Monday, October 23 at 5pm
    Brantford Public Library
    Registration: https://lawrenharrisweek-unveiling.eventbrite.com/
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    About the Lawren Harris Movement
    The Lawren Harris Movement is a group of inspired citizens and culture organization members working to elevate the role of arts and culture in our community. Members of the Movement include Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, City of Brantford Arts & Culture, Dave Levac, Brant Theatre Workshops, Brant Historical Society, Paint-Club, and a number of Brantford’s creative citizens. The goal of the Movement is to elevate the profile of the abundance of cultural assets in Brantford through the a Lawren Harris Week with local celebrations annually, as well as a legacy piece of public art in downtown Brantford.

    THANK YOU!
    The Lawren Harris Movement thanks the Province of Ontario, City of Brantford, Brant Community Foundation, The Crew / Real Estate and Murky Productions for the generous support of Lawren Harris Week.

    Location Various Locations, Brantford

    Email partnerships@glenhyrst.ca

    Web http://www.lawrenharris.ca


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  • Fall Festival at Terra Cotta

    Celebrate local food, drink and entertainment at&nbsp;Terra Cotta Conservation Area’s Fall Festival. This festival takes place Saturdays in October. Enjoy… More >

    Celebrate local food, drink and entertainment at Terra Cotta Conservation Area’s Fall Festival. This festival takes place Saturdays in October.

    Enjoy a variety of delicious food from local food trucks, take in live music or sample craft beer at our beer garden. Visit our marketplace and shop with over a dozen local vendors each week.

    Special activities for the kids include a bouncy castle, hay bale play area, giant family games, pumpkin painting and face painting.

    Explore the trails by foot or take a wagon ride through the forest.  This fall is the perfect time to explore the outdoors and get inspired by nature.

    This festival has something fun for everyone!  All ages welcome.

    PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE

    Saturday, October 7

    Saturday, October 14

    Saturday, October 21

    Please note: no ATM available onsite.

    Location 14452 Winston Churchill Blvd., Halton Hills, L0P 1N0

    Web http://www.creditvalleyca.ca/enjoy-the-outdoors/conservation-areas/terra-cotta-conservation-area/


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  • Our Hamilton: Through Their Eyes

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm Gain insight into the lives of… More >

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to Saturday, September 30, 2017
    12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

    Gain insight into the lives of soldiers who protected the freedom of all Canadians in commemoration of our Nation’s 150th Anniversary.

    The effects of the First World War were so far-reaching they impacted the lives of every Hamiltonian. Follow the course of Hamilton’s involvement from the initial ‘call to arms’ to the post-war period through treasures from the collections of The Hamilton Military Museum including letters, photos and personal items owned by Hamiltonians, and experience the war Through Their Eyes

    Cost: Family: $11.50, Adults: $4, Seniors: $3.50, Youth: $3.50, Children: $3, Infants: Free

    For more information contact:
    Phone: 905-546-2872
    Email: military@hamilton.ca
    www.hamilton.ca/militarymuseum

     

    Time 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location 610 York Blvd., Hamilton, L8R 3H1

    Email military@hamilton.ca

    Web http://www.hamilton.ca/militarymuseum


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  • Friends of Battlefield House Museum Lecture Series

    Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk. Tuesdays:&nbsp;&nbsp;September 12th, October 10th, November 14th and December 12th -&nbsp;7:30 pm&nbsp;to&nbsp;8:30 pm&nbsp; More >

    Join us for a historically-themed illustrated talk. Tuesdays:  September 12th, October 10th, November 14th and December 12th - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm 

    Time 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Location 77 King St. W., Hamilton, L8G 5E5


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  • Exhibition: Wine, Water, and Oil: Domestic Vessels from the Greek & Roman World
    McMaster Museum of Art

    Wine, Water, and Oil: Domestic Vessels from the Greek &amp; Roman World Ongoing exhibition curated by&nbsp;Dr. Spencer Pope.&nbsp;&nbsp; This antiquities… More >

    Wine, Water, and Oil: Domestic Vessels from the Greek & Roman World
    Ongoing exhibition curated by Dr. Spencer Pope.   This antiquities exhibition presents a picture of daily domestic life in the ancient world through objects familiar to Greek and Roman households. 

    Time 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Location 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, L8S 4L6

    Email museum@mcmaster.ca


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